Make this annual community event part of your Christmas tradition. Gather for a special reading of "The Night Before Christmas" and learn about the first Christmas tree in the United States. Join in singing classic Christmas carols and watch as the large evergreen tree on Market Square is lighted. Cosponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg and Colonial Williamsburg.
Dates & Times
Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Entertainments at the Play House
See the theatrical entertainments of The Jug Broke Theatre Co. Enjoyment for all! Check the marquee by the stage for daily performances.
Custis Square Community Open House
Join us for a day of archaeology tours, artifact displays, and more! The site may be explored throughout the day. Guided tours offered at 9:30, 11:00, 1:30, and 3:00.
Open to the Public
Music in the Galleries
Enjoy 18th-century music on a variety of period instruments (harpsichord, violin, viola da gamba) as you stroll the galleries.
Art Museums Admission